saugh

noun
\ ˈsäḵ How to pronounce saugh (audio) , ˈsȯḵ \
variants: or sauch

Definition of saugh

chiefly Scotland
: sallow

First Known Use of saugh

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saugh

Middle English (Scots) sauch, from Old English salh, alteration of sealh — more at sallow

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“Saugh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saugh. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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